Karl Jaspers Society of North America Panel on Transhumanism

This is a panel discussion organized by the Karl Jaspers Society of North America that took place at the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Philosophical Society (San Francisco, March 2013).

The panel includes both proponents and critics of transhumanism.


Speakers in order of appearance:

Gregory J. Walters 0:00 (Saint Paul University-Ottawa),

Max More 01:36 (President and CEO of the Alcor Life Extension Foundation),

John P. Sullins 16:39(Sonoma State University),

Francesca Ferrando 32:15 (Università di Roma Tre)

First Round of Discussion 48:30
Dale Carrico 01:23:50 (University of California Berkeley),

Bradley Carmack 01:38:56 (Mormon Transhumanist Association),

Stephen A. Erickson 01:50:50 (Pomona College).

Second Round of Discussion 02:04:40

Presentations are 15 minutes each with a discussion period after each set of three presenters.

The discussion includes also comments from the audience such as Chung-Ying Cheng 01:02:07(University of Hawai’i at Mānoa),

Alan M. Olson 02:18:00 (Boston University), Purushottama Bilimoria 02:43:22 (Deakin University and Melbourne University, Australia), and others.

Printed versions of the full papers will be published in Volume 8/2 of Existenz (www.existenz.us) an open access journal of the Karl Jaspers Society of North America.

[Editor’s note: the Existenz website seems to need an update 🙂 ]

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